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Dec 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
francisco will hold a specific memorial to remember mandela's life and legacy at city hall. today marks the 72nd anniversary of pearl harbor, described by a day of infamy by franklin delano roosevelt. the attack brought the japanese into the second world war. marines and sailors were killed in the u.s. base in hawaii. disabled american veterans held a rally to remember pearl harbor. they are calling for lenlslation to protect fundling regarding the recent shutdown. >> so what this would insure is that even though the government shuts down, our veterans will still be taken care of. >> about 2,500 people gathered at pearl harbor this morning, they observed a moment of silence the moment the bombing began. about 50 survivors returned to pearl harbor for the ceremony. >>> the sonoma sheriff county deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old is going back to work. he will return to work in an ad administrative capacity next week. he has been on leave sense okay 22nd the day he shot andy lopez. lopez was walking in his santa rosa neighborhood with the plastic air soft rifle. he believed it
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
agenda, i preload and rebound on the bill that would raise the cities minimum wage. community groups rallied outside the building this morning. they are supporting a bill that would raise the min voice to $11.50 an hour. mayor vincent gray once the minimum wage to be still higher than -- no higher than $10 an hour, but the bill has enough support to override a potential veto papers we have become a city and a country that has and has not. we want to raise money for people to have food and the cost of living. more money for their children. >> neighboring montgomery and richard county have already approved their own minimum wage hike. >> it just minutes ago we learned that a water main break in arlington did not cause a second one. that is the word from arlington environmental officials. they said that the first water and break -- main break happened in arlington, and then a second one first on street -- munro street. >> they have some decent weather out there as they try to clean up all the remaining issues from those water main breaks. taking a live look outside right now. jacqui jer
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
. thousands of minimum-wage employees in hundreds of cities around the country are not working today. -- thee protesting protests at this broadway mcdonald's started before dawn. withyees marched out demands an hour before lunch time. the iconic obama posters have been changed from hope to help. they are wearing santa hats and jingle bells, but it is a union to moveational movement them from $7.25 an hour to more than double to nearly $15. the fast food industry warns if you raise the minimum wage, you create fewer jobs and raise the prices of meals by as much as 20%. perhaps fueling this one-day strike and demonstrations is the fact that president obama has expressed support in the past couple of days for the movement that has drawn nearly 50,000 signatures on an online petition to secure the right to unionize. this woman says, we have to pay extensive rent, food, and metro. $10 after 11 years, it's just not enough. >> back here live, a typical fast food employee makes just $19,000 a year. some of these folks say they are willing to get arrested to get the point across. right now, they are o
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
the city. >> rate who yesterday picked up his petitions to make the run, joins six other declared candidates. at least one council member, tommy wells. >> there is an illegal campaign that helped the mayor get elected. we know the fallout is still going on. >> gray, who has not been charged, bristled on being at -- cooperating with federal authorities. >> i have said what i am going to say about this. 20 10 is getting ready to be four years ago. good, a positive man. >> we found more opposition today. >> it was filled with scandal and implications of scandal. >> it would be amusing if he ran and got elected and went to jail. is i think he is a crook and he is under investigation. >> the mayor who frequently banters with reporters, seemed to just want to get out of there. his security blocked reporters from getting on the elevator with him. of voters, thewn attitude of opponents like wells, gray can expect more days like this. the question, can he take it? >> thanks. d.c.t 6:00 p.m., the council has given parliamentary approval to raising the cities minimum-wage. the vote was unani
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 6:30pm EST
things were on the field. the defender for the kansas city chiefs fell down. the pass was high and that is the way things went for the redskins as well. this.t quite a day. 74 yards for a touchdown. , the redskins did not show up in the first half. untouched. 95 yards the redskins lose 45-10. mike shanahan puts this loss on his shoulders. >> [indiscernible] >> all we can do is keep working. i'm not going to tell you that it is something easy to do. i understand the fans frustrations. the ravens and vikings, all of the action was at the end of the game. end.un at the there we go. 10 seconds left. joe flacco, touchdown. room.t have much the ravens win 29-26. washington.orge a bit of separation, just before the buzzer. george washington beats maryland , 77-75. george mason also in action. 66.on loses 81- >> a great night last night. >> let's take another look outside. a live look at fedex field. >> pictures from arlington outside our studio. when i was making my way into work, it was rain. over.oes not mean it is >> when do we expect to get the next round of precipitation? >> probably 10:0
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
says that they will make a bid if a number of criteria are met. there are other potential host cities, including boston, los angeles, philadelphia, and san francisco. warm temperatures will get even better tomorrow. it is hard to believe that it is december. doug hill, what to expect tomorrow? >> thursday should be a warm day. but it is only temporary. let's get this started. in the 40's and 30 posturing now. 39 in bethesda. 44 in northwest washington. we have a combination of cloud temperatures have not dropped very much. 35 degrees in bethesda. it will turn warmer soon. wethe end of the workweek may see a cold front. we're still on track for that. more details coming up. >> thank you. loose for navyt yard employees and their families. recognize him. they performed at constitution hall. the concert was a way to boost morale. they are up to community heal from the navy yard tragedy. who served ine the navy during world war ii. how about the special event at the museum tonight with actor will ferrell who talked with fans about his wildly popular movie opening in just a couple of weeks.
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
for the pastor killed in a church fire in ocean city. he died last month after a fire broke out at st. paul's i the cvs gopal church. investigators determined the fire started when john sterner doused himself in gasoline and lit his clothes on fire and ran into the church. sterner died at the scene. his death was caused -- ruled a suicide. one suspect in custody following a police chase in montgomery county. chase started after police received a call about suspicious activity. a vehicle refused to stop at police and the suspect got out of his vehicle at royal dominion drive and try to run away. he has not been identified at this time but he faces charges for stolen tags and possible felony theft for stealing copper. >> a montgomery county business owner said she is thinking of closing some of her stores after three women attacked her using a baby. take a look at this. it happened in september at a beauty supply shop in gaithersburg. the woman tried to steal more hair weaveslars in and wigs and they attacked the owner using that stroller with the baby inside. you can see the infant
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
initial campaign. a lot of other people are talking about it. >> i love the city. >> the d.c. board of election victim a petition that was signed him and he qualified to run. it will include four council members. he was asked repeatedly why he waited so long to announce his intentions. he is referring to the federal investigation that alleges that a campaign helped elect him in 2010. for people associated with the campaign like guilty to felonies. they wasted no time reacting. he said, he was elected under alse pretenses and deserves second chance because he ran a co-opted campaign. before leaving, mayor gray said that a strong record of three years of progress should count for a lot on election day. andhere is fiscal stability economic development. look at the education and the way people are getting back to work. >> i think it is interesting for him to say that considering the fact that he has been in battled on the first day that he -- em battled from the first day that he took office. he will appear on the april 1 democratic reimer a ballot. this is the first public campaign eve
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
district plans to deploy more than 200 plows throughout the city tomorrow morning. officials say they will assign equipment and staff as needed. the weather has forced metro to cancel all track work tomorrow. trains will run on a normal schedule. it allows employees to focus on preparing additional resources for a monday morning commute which could be rough. stay here connected to abc seven and wjla.com. anycan get weather updates time by downloading our app or going to our facebook age. steve will have another look at the were cast and timeline in a few moments. the family of nelson mandela has released their first eight -- the firste statement in the death. his spirit lives on. you can see that today in many places. africa, a day every flesh of his plan to honor his life. on memorial will be held tuesday. as the world remembers nelson mandela, we will have extensive coverage. leon harris and scott thuman are traveling to johannesburg tonight. they will have live report starting on monday. solemn ceremonies took place in hawaii in arlington national cemetery to celebrate the att
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
storm has knocked out power to hundreds of thousands and made driving dangerous. from oklahoma city even with the plows out they were slick enough to flip this suv into a ditch to fayette note, arkansas, where they were slipping and sliding. more than one inch of ice accumulated as they predict this could be the worst ice storms cents 2009. some are already calling it ice friday and it's made a big mess in texas. >> we just started going sideways. >> we jackknifed and i don't know how i'm going to get out of here. knowct the travelers here that. many sleeping at dfw as this canceled like nationally making getting back to dallas from d.c. pretty challenging. 11:00 thand to go at 3:00. they rescheduled me to go out at 4:00 but i got here at a found out it was actually 4:00 tomorrow. under winter storm warnings and advisory. in montana it felt that a bone chilling -40 degrees and even california are seeing plunging temperatures and these exotic animals especially the rhinos are running for their indoor heated shelters in santa rosa. >> they especially do not like the rain. >> they are
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
post" that site locations effectively eliminates the district from contention. city leaders want the fbi to hoovere from the j edgar building to poplar point. the administration said the fbi headquarters must be within two and half miles of the beltway, two miles of a metro stop, and have at least 50 acres. poplar point meets the first two criteria, but not the third. >> get ready for change? with is coming in batches, the first being the cold front tomorrow with the rain following. it will be cold saturday, and sunday, ice and snow. the temperatures right now, they walk in the park compared with most of the country right now. still in the 60s, 64 manassas, 63 in the nation's capital. will the scoreboard, it briefly reached 69 at reagan national, going into the books as washington's official high, 49 degrees the morning low. high 12 yearsd ago today when we hit 75, not that far away today. now the temperatures falling. pittsburgh 59, detroit 37. charleston 62, indianapolis 28. the news gets colder more to the north and west, lots of single numbers and below zero. that is spreading so
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
-- already preparing. on sunday morning, the city plans to deploy more than 200 snowplows. track thisted as we winter storm. we will post updates to our social media pages and be sure watchnload our weather application. doug has another check coming up in just a few minutes. sayouth africa preparing to farewell to nelson mandela. the white house announcing that president obama and michelle obama will travel there next week to attend the memorial. >> on sunday, they will mark a national day of prayer and reflection. his memorial service will be held tuesday in johannesburg. tonight, we are hearing from the former u.s. ambassador south africa. south special memories of africa. >> kimberly suiters is live at the embassy with more. >> all day, people have been braving the elements to the tributes here to the statue of nelson mandela at the embassy. for them, the losses doubly painful. great leaders. >> the only u.s. ambassador to present his credentials to nelson mandela. >> to hear him say in his own sod of humor that it seemed slow now. he was in for 27 years and they grew up knowing who he w
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
incumbent, by 59 votes. he has already begun making new appointment, despite the city council threat to limit his power. ntsb investigators say the training new york was going 82 miles per hour before derailed sunday morning. track is 70that miles per hour before it quickly drops to 30 miles per hour around the curve. it killed four people and injured dozens more. >> is this human error or faulty equipment? no answers at this point in time. we cannot tell. we can say here is what happened. >> investigators say a train -- the train's engineer who was injured in the crash is cooperating. are nows of commuters taking buses to get around derailment. >> crash investigators in scotland said there was no distress call from a police helicopter before it went down. the chopper slammed into a glass go public on friday night. nine people, including three on the helicopter, died. the body of the final victim was pulled from the pub today. the lead investigator said the chopper did not have a flight data recorder. back here at home, a montgomery county teacher has pleaded guilty to four counts of se
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
chief could answer were not encouraging, admitting that only three of the city's ladder trucks were certified and the department had no money in the fy 2013 budget for new fire equipment. >> i cannot ignore the fact that no capital dollars were requested to see that you had the trucks and ambulances you needed this year's budget. >> the chief insisted the problems were all on him. >> i am responsible. when it comes time to share the credit, there are a lot of people behind the scenes that help make things go. when it comes to be responsible for what doesn't go well, that is my responsibility. hise testified that in view, the tee -- the d.c. fire department has been roped in for the last 15 years. reporting live from the john ford, abc 7ing, sam news. >> one month after virginia's election, one race has left the ballot box and gone to the courtroom. after the votes were counted, democrat mark haring led by less than 200. now, the recount begins. the northern virginia chief is in richmond with that story. >> the statewide recount will begin on december 17 in all districts across the s
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
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ABC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
. fredericksburg. 39 degrees near the naval academy. below zero in rapid city. five below in minneapolis. it is moving from the south and then to the east. the pressure change because of a lot of things happening in the avenue is there. high-pressure and a couple of low pressure areas are coming in. it is still 70 degrees in raleigh. that is crazy. the front has passed through the metro area. we will get some clear air and some sunshine tomorrow. we have some advisories and some watches to talk about. there is a new storm watch. are concernedes with some of the icy snow falling now and have been you. out west.e clearing there are thousands of square miles of when chilled advisories. same areas. it will be to warm up by a few degrees. those areas will get all rain. but everybody else could get snow, sleet, or freezing rain. mostly cloudy in the morning. temperatures in the 30's. cold air. dry air. in the afternoon it will clear out here it temperatures will -- clear out. temperatures will tank. and the blue is some areas of rain in the southeast. there are some warmer temperatures. and so
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
. north and west of town, four inches to the west. southwest of the city. it all melted pretty much. take a look at the cold temperatures. that is going to be a problem. a beautiful picture. share them with us at our facebook. it will get cold tonight. as cold as 15 in frederick. 23 in the capital. -- capitol. 34t cold start will climb to with sunshine. the nighttime temperatures will be bitterly cold. saturday and other storm heads this way. we must wait and see. >> thank you. a six-year-old boy has sexual harassment on his school record because he kissed a girl in his class. he says he likes the girl, she likes him back, so it he kissed her on the hand. the teacher sent him to the office. he was suspended. because theas upset principal calls the sexual harassment. >> my child is asking question. what is sex? the school district says his action fit the definition of sexual-harassment. he has been suspended before for roughhousing and kissing the same girl on the check -- cheek. >> the biggest names in hollywood are the most overpaid according to forbes magazine. heigl,ndler, kather
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
amount of cold air. eight below in rapid city, 15 degrees below zero at great falls, nine degrees below and this is going to the south. the cold air is coming slowly and steadily overnight. this is just ahead of the cold front. it looks to us like the heaviest rain will be tomorrow night. but you won't have to go farther west. it may be hard to make all of these out. there are a lot of dark purple areas under the threat of an ice storm. we will clear out of this on saturday. temperatures fall into the 40s. and a new surge of moisture will come onto the jetstream. sunday looks to be very tough. drizzle,ome patches of and we zoom in on the satellite radar. indication of patches of rain, this kind of breaks up, slowly with falling temperatures. that is where everything starts to change. we have the most steady and heavy rain coming in and it will be frozen, clearing out very quickly with a few snowflakes early in the morning. tomorrow is a transitional day, starting with rain, and then we have more on what comes this way, with mild temperatures. andave them for tomorrow monday. in between
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
man called for help this morning and that is when city officers were sent to the home. withwere inside the house a man and woman for about 40 officersnd then, called out over their radios that one of them had fired his weapon at the woman. this point, we know that a lady inside the house produced a knife. out of surgery and is in stable condition. >> they say they are glad the neighbor is live but expressed mental and anger that a health crisis was handled by police with such violence. >> it makes me feel like we are in a police state. afford soow we can many police officers. a spokesperson for the hyattsville city police as their investigation is ongoing. the officer involved has been placed on routine leave, which is the norm after shootings like this. thisne showed up afternoon, a relative of the man involved. the woman was shot in the chest but she is in stable condition. d.c. police have identified the man killed in a shootout. a police officer was wounded last night in the shooting on queen street northeast. investigators say when officers with the department was gotten re
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
running for mayor. three members of city council and to others. i asked him if he will be joining them in the forms and he and he hasthe forums not decided whether that will happen. reporting live from northwest washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. >> thank you for that. millions of people across the metro area will likely have to pay more to get from point a to point b in the near future. this budget proposal that would charge more to ride the trains and buses, and even to part at the stations. proposal isto this hermetic. some people, especially low-wage earners who rely -- is dramatic. some people, especially low-wage earners who rely on public transport are upset. some say they are willing to pay more if it improves service. increase,e, it a fare even a small one, adds up. >> oh, my god. it's not ok. theetro wants to increase fare three percent, bringing the regular fare to three dollars. most bus passengers will or $.15 under this proposal. right now, a metro smart trip -- and it is going up to 165. -- is 100 -- $1.60 and is expected to go up to $1.65. >> by the time you add on
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
train derail on a sharp curve just before a stop in the new york city borough of the bronx. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened, but why it happened. >> investigators are from the d.c.-based national transportation safety board. they caught a flight from reagan national to go to the scene. the derailment left two men and two women dead and more than 60 injured. the seven-carf train, almost went up in the harlem river. service between new york city and albany was shut down until this afternoon causing ripple effect on other lines including one that goes to union station. tonight, most trains to d.c. were on time or close to it. >> it was actually kind of easy. >> considering the derailment happened on a busy travel day with many headed home after thanksgiving, one woman says her half-hour delay wasn't bad. >> it was like a movie scene. >> injured passenger ryan kelly says he was asleep on the train when it jumped the tracks. >> by the time i realized what was going on, everyone was getting thrown around. this was the second derailment in six months on the metro-no
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
city's department of parks and recreation, needs to be safe for all. >> it is very important for the government to do everything it can to protect young women from predators. >> law enforcement sources were not ready to say if the two men suspected in the earlier case involving the 20 three rd woman asked the 23-year-old woman are the same suspects being looked for these allegations. the case is ongoing. if you have any information or feel that your child has been victimized, call the district police. jennifer donelan, abc 7 news. fairfax county police are investigating whether racing played a role in a deadly crash in springfield. witnesses told officers a convertible driven by a 30-year- old seem to be racing and infiniti late last night when blaine lost control of his car on the franconia springfield parkway. an embankment and three before rolling over and coming to rest on the parkway. blaine died at the hospital. the search continues for the driver of the infiniti. the police say that speed was a factor, but it is not known if alcohol was a factor. >> a teacher is accused of dri
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
desk. >> a truly forgettable day for the redskins. an embarrassing loss to the kansas city chiefs at the fedex this afternoon and the head coach is making no commitment about who the starting quarterback will be next week and the team is making no comment about if the coach will be back next week. mike shanahan looked i see on the field. it did not compare to his relationship with the owner. >> rightfully so. a report fromo espn, shanahan was ready to resign and cleaned out his desk before the playoff game. gaveid that schneider preferential treatment to robert griffin iii and undermined shanahan's authority. he responded to the report. >> it is not the right time to comment on my relationship with schneider or talk about this. i'll get a chance to talk at the end of the season. >> griffin did not take too kindly to being asked about shanahan. but it is not relevant to the football game or my life. that is my answer to that. it is ridiculous. special teams allowed a punt return and kickoff return for a touchdown. washington lost 45-10. the team's record is 3-10. >> we are working our
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